2017'Barking Mad' Shiraz Reilly’s Wine Clare Valley
Reilly’s Wine Clare Valley
2017 Barking Mad Shiraz
Cellar Door Price $20’bottle
Members Price $16/ bottle – Free Delivery
VINEYARD - Estate grown at Reilly’s St Clare vineyard, Watervale. Rich red loam over deep limestone.
FERMENTATION - Cold soaked with prolonged skin contact.
MATURATION - 100% French oak hogsheads, 18 months.
BOUQUET - Intense ripe fruit with a hint of floral.
PALATE - Complex layers of blackberry and liquorice with fruit sweetness and spice. Full bodied with well balanced oak giving a toasty, vanillin finish.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
GOLD MEDAL | 2019 New Zealand International Wine Show
GOLD MEDAL | 2019 New World Wine Awards, New Zealand
SILVER MEDAL | 2019 Clare Valley Wine Show
4.5 STARS & BEST VALUE BUY, Winestate Magazine, Sept/Oct 2019
The Real Review, reviewed by Nick Butler, May 2019, www.therealreview.com
"Medium purple colour with crimson edges. Asian spice and ripe red fruits on the bouquet. It's fresh and possesses a lovely length. Light on its feet and balanced. Tannins, fruit and oak (soft) in harmony."